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The Return of the Anguish of Central Banking: Why the Fed and Inflation Go Hand in Hand

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Blog06/23/2022

The buzz in Washington is that the Fed is "fighting inflation." But this is like an arsonist fighting the fire he started.

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From the Eccles Building to Vegas: The Fed Enables the Worst Ponzi Schemes

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Blog06/21/2022

Peter Schiff once joked that Obama should have appointed Bernie Madoff secretary of the Treasury. The government's easy money policies ultimately lead to Ponzi schemes.

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In Defense of Defaulting on the National Debt

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Blog06/20/2022

Conventional wisdom says a country should manage its debts, but what if debt has become uncontrollable?

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The Great Crash of 2022

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Anyone who doubts whether we are in a recession can stop doubting. The Fed's reverse repos show that we're headed for a crash.

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A Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Banking and Finance

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Blog06/17/2022

Forget Jerome Powell's fanciful "soft landing" or the notion that the Fed can pull another rabbit from its hat. The banking system is headed for a crash and monetary authorities likely will make things worse.

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Even after Admitting She Underestimated Inflation, Janet Yellen Still Doesn't Understand What It Is

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Blog06/15/2022

Janet Yellen admits she underestimated inflation, but she still does not realize that inflation is not higher prices, but the increase in fiat money that forces up prices.

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Even When There Is Inflation, the Fed STILL Fights Falling Prices

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Blog06/13/2022

Forget the notion that the Fed "fights inflation." In fact, the Fed exists to promote inflation.

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Interest Rates Are Rising, but the Fed Continues to Be Reckless

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Blog06/10/2022

The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates in hopes of reversing some of the inflationary damage it has done for more than a decade. Unfortunately, the Fed already has done incalculable damage to the economy.

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Greenspan Would Be Proud: A Lesson in Fed Speak

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Blog06/04/2022

The Federal Reserve continues the proud Greenspan tradition of obfuscation and confusing language to describe its reckless actions.

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Mergers, Acquisitions, and Market Manias: The Fed Has Made Things Worse

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Blog05/27/2022

As the economy begins to slow, the results of the Fed's money pumping are showing up in mergers and acquisitions.

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